Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-5 - CORPORATE TAXPAYERS AND CORPORATE DISTRIBUTIONS  

Division 175 - Use of a company ' s tax losses or deductions to avoid income tax  

Subdivision 175-CA - Tax benefits from unused net capital losses of earlier income years  

SECTION 175-50   Second case: someone else obtains a tax benefit because of net capital loss available to company  

175-50(1)  
The Commissioner may *disallow the *excluded loss if:


(a) a person has obtained or will obtain a tax benefit in connection with a *scheme; and


(b) the scheme would not have been entered into or carried out if the excluded loss had not been available to be applied in working out the company ' s *net capital gain for the income year (or for some other income year).

175-50(2)  
However, the Commissioner cannot *disallow the *excluded loss if:


(a) the person had a *shareholding interest in the company at some time during the income year; and


(b) the Commissioner considers the tax benefit to be fair and reasonable having regard to that shareholding interest.

Note:

Section 175-100 allows the Commissioner to disallow an excluded loss of an insolvent company.

175-50(3)  
An expression means the same in this section as in Part IVA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 .


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